The Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band is an all-star ensemble of high school musicians. Band members attend weekly rehearsals, study complex jazz theory, improvisation and arranging, and learn essential life skills such as communication, cooperation and critical thinking. The Honor Band performs at community benefits, festivals and special events, ending each school year with a concert on the renowned Kuumbwa Jazz stage.
Qualified high school students are invited to audition for the 2014 – 2015 Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band. Auditions are open to all high school students who are prepared for an intensive jazz performance group. All positions in the ensemble are open each fall.
Please note: Students who audition should have formal training on their instrument/voice as well as experience with jazz improvisation.
When: September 16th, 2014
Where: Kuumbwa Jazz Center, 320 Cedar Street, Santa Cruz
*Advanced registration is required to receive an appointment. Please fill out the form online to register.